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by ddejager
Sun Dec 30, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Do not bill hotspot user for walled garden sites
Replies: 2
Views: 309

Re: Do not bill hotspot user for walled garden sites

I do understand what walled garden is for. Any suggestions regarding how to accomplish what I want to do would be appreciated. I want to charge only for traffic to/from the internet, not for local LAN traffic, even after the user logs in. Is there a way for me to accomplish this?
by ddejager
Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: Do not bill hotspot user for walled garden sites
Replies: 2
Views: 309

Do not bill hotspot user for walled garden sites

I've set up a hotspot using User Manager and Mikrotik APs. All seems to work. I have a few local servers that I've added to the walled garden. I can successfully access them when not logged into the hotspot. When logged in, however, any data that goes to/from the local servers is counted against the...
by ddejager
Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Wi-Fi mac auth produces no valid profile error
Replies: 2
Views: 653

Re: Wi-Fi mac auth produces no valid profile error

I'll answer my own question for the benefit of others. It turns out that the cited documentation is insufficient. Before creating any users in user manager I found that I first needed to create a profile (with all the defaults). Then users can be created and they will pick up the profile. If users a...
by ddejager
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: The User Manager
Topic: Wi-Fi mac auth produces no valid profile error
Replies: 2
Views: 653

Wi-Fi mac auth produces no valid profile error

I have set up user manager on a routerboard and on a separate mAP confgured the wireless AP as described in https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/User_Manager/Wireless_Example Attempts to connect to the AP from a PC that has it's mac address listed as a valid user in user manager produce a user manager log...
by ddejager
Fri May 18, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB433 and Ubiquity XR9
Replies: 2
Views: 491

Re: RB433 and Ubiquity XR9

Thanks for your (passive-aggressive) response. I did spend time searching both the web and the forum. Evidently I missed this information or did not search the right places with the right keywords. Your response be useful to me and I appreciate it.
by ddejager
Fri May 18, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB433 and Ubiquity XR9
Replies: 2
Views: 491

RB433 and Ubiquity XR9

I have a Mikrotik RB433 with a Ubiquity XR9 (900 MHz) PCMCIA card installed. The card shows up as a 2.4 GHz radio in the Mikrotik admin interface not a 900 MHz radio. I got this equipment from someone who was using it as a 900 MHz radio, reset the configuration and installed the latest Mikrotik OS (...
by ddejager
Sun Apr 29, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Default firewall rules now block management over VPN
Replies: 3
Views: 528

Re: Default firewall rules now block management over VPN

MikroTik, Any answer as to why and when this change was made to the default configuration?
by ddejager
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Default firewall rules now block management over VPN
Replies: 3
Views: 528

Default firewall rules now block management over VPN

Sometime in the past few releases the default firewall rules where changed for the INPUT chain to block all access not coming from the LAN as the last INPUT rule. Previously the last INPUT chain rule was set to block all access coming from the gateway (WAN) port. This change means that, by default, ...
by ddejager
Sun May 15, 2016 1:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with one WiFi Client
Replies: 4
Views: 1758

Re: Problems with one WiFi Client

I did not get it working. I have the latest wireless driver on the MikroTik (wireless rep 6.35) and I observe the same problems as previously. I have tried with various encryption setting, including Open (none). I suspect that the issue may be in the Ring Doorbell device, but what is interesting is ...
by ddejager
Wed Apr 13, 2016 5:44 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.34.4 [current] is released!
Replies: 30
Views: 14054

Re: v6.34.4 [current] is released!

Please delete this post. Sorry.
by ddejager
Sat Apr 09, 2016 2:54 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.34.4 [current] is released!
Replies: 30
Views: 14054

Re: v6.34.4 [current] is released!

I was running 6.34.1. I upgraded to 6.34.4 on Tuesday. Since then the CPU has jumped up by about 10 percent. Profile shows that the additional CPU is all going to "unassigned". Device is CRS125-24G-1S-2HnD.
by ddejager
Fri Nov 06, 2015 4:07 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 6.33 version released!
Replies: 140
Views: 34216

Re: 6.33 version released!

I am running 6.33rc14 on a RB711GA-5HnD. I try to to winbox autoupdate on the "Current" channel. I'm told that the latest version is 6.33 as expected. I click on either download or download & install. In either case nothing gets downloaded and the message at the bottom of the winbox "check for upda...
by ddejager
Fri Nov 06, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 6.33 version released!
Replies: 140
Views: 34216

Re: 6.33 version released!

I am running 6.33rc14 on a RB711GA-5HnD. I try to to winbox autoupdate on the "Current" channel. I'm told that the latest version is 6.33 as expected. I click on either download or download & install. In either case nothing gets downloaded and the message at the bottom of the winbox "check for updat...
by ddejager
Thu Nov 05, 2015 3:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wake-On-Lan in DHCP Server > Leases
Replies: 4
Views: 2121

Re: Wake-On-Lan in DHCP Server > Leases

+1.
by ddejager
Wed Oct 07, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.33rc release candidate (final testing)
Replies: 203
Views: 37295

Re: v6.33rc release candidate

Why does the changelog for rc21 seem to include some but not all of the changes listed for prior 6.33rc releases?
by ddejager
Sun Aug 30, 2015 6:34 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.30.4 bugfix release
Replies: 104
Views: 26620

Re: v6.30.4 bugfix release

...if you do a reset configuration with 6.32rc6, the configuration goes to a very strange config with no firewall or routing and the IP address of 192.168.88.1 configure only on eth1. It's a standard default config, why you say "very strange"? I say "very strange" because in all other releases sett...
by ddejager
Sun Aug 30, 2015 12:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: 6.32rc6 reset config does not appear to be correct
Replies: 1
Views: 913

6.32rc6 reset config does not appear to be correct

I installed 6.32rc6 on a RB750. I did a config reset from winbox (or by reset button). The resulting config is not what is expected (nor what you get in previous releases). The resulting config is not a router and has the address 192.168.88.1 assigned only to eth1.
by ddejager
Sat Aug 29, 2015 11:37 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.30.4 bugfix release
Replies: 104
Views: 26620

Re: v6.30.4 bugfix release

I have installed 6.30.4 on a RB750. I did a factory reset. Port flapping occurs on all the LAN ports when connected. I downgraded to 6.29.1. No port flapping occurs. (Port flapping also occurs on 6.31, that is noted in the release notes for 6.32rc6, but it implies that the problem was introduced in ...
by ddejager
Mon Jul 27, 2015 3:24 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.30.2 bugfix release
Replies: 148
Views: 38163

Re: v6.30.2 bugfix release

Hello Folks!

Where do I find latest stable, RoS v6.30, should that not be available no the download page ?
6.30.2 is the latest version that has only bug fixes applied to 6.30.
by ddejager
Thu Jul 23, 2015 4:10 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.30.2 bugfix release
Replies: 148
Views: 38163

Re: v6.30.2 bugfix release

I believe that Changelog for 6.30.1 included "quickset - fixed HomeAP mode". This is missing from the changelog for 6.30.2. Is the fix there or not?

Minor Nit: the title bar for the changelogs for 6.30.2 and 6.31rc9 says "MD5 info" not "Changelog"
by ddejager
Tue Jul 21, 2015 6:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Question about changelogs and bug fix releases
Replies: 0
Views: 559

Question about changelogs and bug fix releases

Some of the bug fixes in 6.30.1 (such as Quickset- fixed Home AP mode) are also listed in the changelog for 6.31rc8. But there also bug fixes documented in the changelog for 6.30.1 that are not listed in the changelog for 6.31rc8. Does this mean that those bug fixes are not in 6.31.rc8? If they are ...
by ddejager
Sun Jul 19, 2015 8:22 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: v6.30.x bugfix release
Replies: 136
Views: 33688

Re: v6.30.1 bugfix release

+1 for dyndns script, 6.29.1!working and 6.30 broken +1 here; /tool fetch has changed something as it works perfectly on =< 6.29.1 but not anymore in 6.30 +1 /tool fetch is broken in 6.30 This might be a helpful workaround: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&start=50&t=98030&sid=feefc12fcb...
by ddejager
Thu Jun 11, 2015 2:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: mynetname.net down?
Replies: 1
Views: 1808

mynetname.net down?

Starting sometime today, my xxxxxxxxxxxx.sn.mynetname.net no longer resolved. I've changed nothing in my router and the ip/cloud setting in winbox also fails to update the sn.mynetname.net server. DNS queries via nslookup for my entry produce "server error". Is there a problem with the mynetname.net...
by ddejager
Mon Jun 08, 2015 11:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Port Flapping on CRS125
Replies: 13
Views: 3916

Re: Port Flapping on CRS125

I ultimately replaced the cable between the SXT and the problem went away. The old cable tested fine with a cable tester, but seemed to cause port flapping.
by ddejager
Wed May 27, 2015 9:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6.29 will be released this week!
Replies: 65
Views: 13434

Re: v6.29 will be released this week!

The current list of fixes in the changelog for 6.29 no longer lists
*) firewall - fixed sector writes rising starting since 6.28;
Is this fix still present, even though it is not listed?
by ddejager
Mon May 04, 2015 4:32 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: RouterOS v6.28 released
Replies: 229
Views: 62056

Re: RouterOS v6.28 released

Issue with sector writes rising will be fixed in version 6.29. If you want to test it, then fix for it will be included in RouterOS starting from 6.29rc13 version when it comes out. This item does not seem to be listed in the changelog for 6.29. Is it, in fact, fixed? If it will take a long time fo...
by ddejager
Tue Mar 24, 2015 4:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cannot get FTP to work
Replies: 2
Views: 2012

Re: Cannot get FTP to work

Usually the passive mode is trouble free for client, because it's just another outgoing connection. It doesn't even need any NAT helper on client side. The usual reason why it doesn't work is misconfigured server (either has passive port range blocked or returns internal address). If you tried more...
by ddejager
Tue Mar 24, 2015 12:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Cannot get FTP to work
Replies: 2
Views: 2012

Cannot get FTP to work

For some time now I've had problems getting an FTP client behind a MikroTik router to work with an external server. I'm not sure if this is a RouterOS V6 issue or not....it did work for me at some time in the past. I'm running RouterOS 6.27. The LIST command in any FTP client seems to fail. I'm usin...
by ddejager
Sun Mar 08, 2015 1:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with one WiFi Client
Replies: 4
Views: 1758

Re: Problems with one WiFi Client

I tested a bit more, this time with a MikroTik RB mAP2n as the AP running version 6.23 using either wireless 6.23 or wireless-fp 6.23. Same result. Even when the signal level is -54 the CCQ is about 7% and the device is disconnected with "extensive data loss" after about 30 seconds. Going back to a ...
by ddejager
Sat Mar 07, 2015 8:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with one WiFi Client
Replies: 4
Views: 1758

Problems with one WiFi Client

I'm using version 6.27 (with wireless-fp 6.27 package) on a CRS125-24G-2HnD router/switch. I'm reporting this outside the 6.27 thread because I'm not sure it has to do with release 27 in particular. I have a variety of WiFi devices (phone, cameras, Xbox, tablets and DVD players) that connect to the ...
by ddejager
Fri Dec 12, 2014 4:10 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 6.23 released!
Replies: 143
Views: 53903

Re: Winbox missing ability to view/change ntp client server-

Any chance that winbox can be enhanced to allow one to see and change the ntp client server-dns-names field? This field is actually quite useful if you put something like us.pool.ntp.org in it. You can also try to use the Server-DNS-Names setting to specify the dns name of the ntp server: /system n...
by ddejager
Fri Dec 12, 2014 4:26 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 6.23 released!
Replies: 143
Views: 53903

Winbox missing ability to view/change ntp client server-dns-

Any chance that winbox can be enhanced to allow one to see and change the ntp client server-dns-names field?

This field is actually quite useful if you put something like us.pool.ntp.org in it.
by ddejager
Wed Dec 10, 2014 10:56 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 6.23 released!
Replies: 143
Views: 53903

HDD free space report incorrect

I have two RBmAP2n devices where I've loaded 6.23. On both devices the amount of internal HDD space that is reported is incorrect. Both devices have 16 MB of HDD space. The file list in Winbox shows 10.9 MB used. The Resources window reports 5.1 available. This is incorrect there is nothing on the d...
by ddejager
Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.23 almost ready for FULL RELEASE - please check latest RC
Replies: 56
Views: 11913

Re: v6.23 almost ready for FULL RELEASE - please check lates

MikroTik folks: This thread is an excellent example of how you should be handling new release candidates before they are released. Allow those who have experienced problems in the past to test with the new release candidate publicly and make the candidate better before releasing it. Release it only ...
by ddejager
Fri Nov 14, 2014 4:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers
Replies: 33
Views: 15278

Re: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers

Solution! I posted a thread about this on the Microsoft board: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/924b27e6-19f1-4c90-a4d7-0384713dc211/bad-dynamic-ipv6-dns-server-entries-for-wireless-interface-cannot-be-removed?forum=winserverNIS&prof=required It was suggested that I ma...
by ddejager
Sat Nov 08, 2014 2:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers
Replies: 33
Views: 15278

Re: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers

Sob: thanks for the tip. I found the IPv6 branch in the registry and all the interface IDs, but even searching the registry there are no keys for the DNS servers or leases. I've started a thread on this in a Microsoft forum and will see what advice I get there
by ddejager
Fri Nov 07, 2014 2:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers
Replies: 33
Views: 15278

Re: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers

I used a sniffer and found that no devices were responding to the IPv6 DHCP request and that the MikroTik was only giving back the expected DNS address of 192.168.88.1. So I dug deeper... This appears to be a windows problem on this specific computer. On this computer only, "netsh interface ipv6 sho...
by ddejager
Thu Nov 06, 2014 11:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Port Flapping on CRS125
Replies: 13
Views: 3916

Re: Port Flapping on CRS125

try forcing the port to 100Mb/s. Or perhaps you can plug it into a switch which plugs into the CRS. It does not help to lock the port to 100 Mbit/sec. It still flaps. As I mentioned above when I plug it into a switch which plugs into the CRS, it works. (The port to the CRS runs a 1 Gbit, and the po...
by ddejager
Thu Nov 06, 2014 5:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers
Replies: 33
Views: 15278

Re: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers

Yep, it helps a little. There is indeed default route and I verified here that it's set by Teredo. It still does not explain, where those IPv6 DNS servers come from. I'm not completely sure, but I think that Teredo can't set them. Even if it could, it would be strange, because the address of your T...
by ddejager
Thu Nov 06, 2014 3:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers
Replies: 33
Views: 15278

Re: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers

sob: not sure that the v6 route table helps: IPv6 Route Table =================================================== Active Routes: If Metric Network Destination Gateway 25 58 ::/0 On-link 1 306 ::1/128 On-link 25 58 2001::/32 On-link 25 306 2001:0:5ef5:79fd:a5:32c1:b479:2a86/128 On-link 15 281 fe80::/...
by ddejager
Wed Nov 05, 2014 10:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Port Flapping on CRS125
Replies: 13
Views: 3916

Re: Port Flapping on CRS125

Bump. Anyone else see this problem?
by ddejager
Wed Nov 05, 2014 5:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers
Replies: 33
Views: 15278

Re: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers

@ ddejager : What about the second question? If you run ipconfig /all, do you see any IPv6 addresses? You have two different problems here: 1) IPv6 DNS servers addresses This alone should not matter at all. If system does not have any IPv6 address, it won't use those servers. It can try, but as the...
by ddejager
Wed Nov 05, 2014 5:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers
Replies: 33
Views: 15278

Re: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers

at times windows uses the last known working configuration on the network so even without a DHCP server it will still use the same settings on the same network. At one point you had ipv6 on mikrotik so the client shows that whenever it connects. The DHCP server only gives out details, it doesnt con...
by ddejager
Wed Nov 05, 2014 1:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers
Replies: 33
Views: 15278

Re: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers

The IPv6 addresses that are listed for DNS on the clients are: 2001:558:feed::2 2001:558:feed::1 These addresses are coming from the MikroTik DHCP server. (Along with the IPv4 address of 192.168.88.1) What is weird about these addresses is that when I do a lookup on them they are Comcast addresses, ...
by ddejager
Tue Nov 04, 2014 10:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers
Replies: 33
Views: 15278

Re: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers

Some servers like google and probably facebook have implemented ipv6 so you will see an ipv6 address if your PC has got ipv6 enabled. This has nothing to do with mikrotik and is something your PC already supports and uses where possible. This does not explain why my DHCP client on the PC picks up a...
by ddejager
Thu Oct 30, 2014 11:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Port Flapping on CRS125
Replies: 13
Views: 3916

Port Flapping on CRS125

I have a CRS125-24G switch/router running 6.19. When I connect it to a STX radio via about 150 feet of shielded, CAT6 cable, the port keeps going up and down. It will sometimes stop flapping if it negotiates 10 Mbit/sec. If I plug the same cable into another dumb switch (Netgear or DLink) (or into a...
by ddejager
Thu Oct 30, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: CRS125 does not log link down and link up for master ports
Replies: 0
Views: 614

CRS125 does not log link down and link up for master ports

I have a CRS125-24G-1S-2HnD switch/router. I observe that it does not make any log entries when a master Ethernet port goes down or up. It does create log entries for slave Ethernet ports. Why doesn't it create the log entries for the master port(s)? I'm running v6.19.
by ddejager
Wed Oct 29, 2014 8:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers
Replies: 33
Views: 15278

Re: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers

I agree that if IPv6 is disabled on the router and the router is functioning as the DHCP server it should not pass through any IPv6 addresses for DNS from upstream....they will never work.
by ddejager
Wed Oct 29, 2014 2:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers
Replies: 33
Views: 15278

Re: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers

and who/what is advertising IPv6 in your network? Anyway, DNS advertising is not on by default in RouterOS. You have to head over to /ipv6 nd to set it to be included in the RA. Also, ipv6 DHCP is not capable to do that if ipv6 package is disabled as there are nothing ipv6 related underneath that w...
by ddejager
Thu Oct 23, 2014 4:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers
Replies: 33
Views: 15278

Re: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers

Not much in the DHCP server export to show: /ip dhcp-server> export # oct/23/2014 09:49:28 by RouterOS 6.19 # software id = NWP1-5CXD # /ip dhcp-server add address-pool=default-dhcp authoritative=yes disabled=no interface=\ bridge-local name=default add address-pool=Guest-pool authoritative=yes disa...
by ddejager
Thu Oct 23, 2014 3:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers
Replies: 33
Views: 15278

IPV6 disabled, clients still prefer IPV6 DNS servers

I'm running 6.19. The MikroTik router is my default gateway, my DHCP server, and my DNS server. I have the IPv6 package disabled on the router. I observe that my client machines list three DNS servers. The first two are IPv6 addresses that do not work. The third one is the IPv4 address of the router...
by ddejager
Fri Oct 03, 2014 4:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Winbox does not allow setting of ntp server-dns-names
Replies: 0
Views: 892

Winbox does not allow setting of ntp server-dns-names

I see no way in winbox to set the value for ntp client server-dns-names.

Am I missing this or is it a deficiency in winbox?
by ddejager
Fri Aug 08, 2014 3:29 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: VLAN Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1391

Re: VLAN Question

Actually, I think that the EOIP tunnel needs to go from the RB2011 to the RB750, not the STX3. Thanks again for the advice.
by ddejager
Thu Aug 07, 2014 10:03 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: VLAN Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1391

Re: VLAN Question

It is actually a bit different than I described. Right now I'm using the 88.x subnet on the wireless link only because the HDHomeRun is something I need on my local 88.x LAN broadcast domain. I also provide internet to those remote sites, right now on 88.x, but I'd prefer to put them on my "guest" l...
by ddejager
Wed Aug 06, 2014 4:25 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: VLAN Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1391

Re: VLAN Question

jayd2k: Thanks for the suggestion. I'll try it. (Nice diagram, by the way. Exactly correct.)
by ddejager
Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:13 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: VLAN Question
Replies: 6
Views: 1391

VLAN Question

I have a configuration in which I'm sharing my internet connection with a few others who are remote using STX links. My topology is as follows: RB2011UAS --Ethernet-- STX1 Client Mode --Nstream Wireless-- STX2 AP Mode --Nstream Wireless-- STX3 Client Mode I have remote clients connected to both STX2...
by ddejager
Mon May 12, 2014 5:48 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WDS help please
Replies: 2
Views: 757

Re: WDS help please

Cybertod, thanks. I did not notice this fact elsewhere. Most unfortunate.
by ddejager
Mon May 12, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WDS help please
Replies: 2
Views: 757

WDS help please

I have a working link between three MikroTik STX radios running on 5 GHz.. The link is currently configured for a bridged network. One of the radios is configured as ap-bridge and the other two are configured as station-bridges. All other radio settings are identical including the WDS settings of dy...
by ddejager
Wed Mar 26, 2014 12:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.11 released
Replies: 260
Views: 80004

Re: v6.11 released

I upgraded my RB2011UAS-2HnD from 6.0 to 6.11. All works ok, though I also see the Winbox formatting problem that everyone else reports. I do observe one strange thing: I have some Ethernet switch ports that are slaves to other masters. In all cases after upgrading traffic is being shown on the slav...
by ddejager
Tue Jan 21, 2014 11:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's new in 6.8rc1
Replies: 106
Views: 23003

Re: What's new in 6.8rc1

I reported a problem with Quickset crashing the router in 6.7. This problem was acknowledged by support and I was told MikroTik would try to fix it in the next release. The ticket is #2013120766000022

Will this be fixed in 6.8?
by ddejager
Wed Dec 18, 2013 2:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.7 released
Replies: 225
Views: 109475

Re: v6.7 released

Mikrotik Support confirmed the problem below and said they will try to fix it in the next release. More significantly every time I view the QuickSet screen on the 711-5HnD, CPU immediately goes to 100% with all available CPU being consumed by winbox (according to profile). If I view it by logging in...
by ddejager
Sat Dec 07, 2013 4:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.7 released
Replies: 225
Views: 109475

Re: v6.7 released

More significantly every time I view the QuickSet screen on the 711-5HnD, CPU immediately goes to 100% with all available CPU being consumed by winbox (according to profile). If I view it by logging in to Webfig, the CPU stays at 100% until reboot. If I view QuickSet via winbox, the CPU goes to 100...
by ddejager
Thu Dec 05, 2013 2:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.7 released
Replies: 225
Views: 109475

Re: v6.7 released

I upgraded three devices from 6.0 to 6.7. Only one went without any observed issues. STX R2-5nD running as an nstream client: lost all history for cpu, memory, disk, and interface graphs Sextant: 711GA-5HnD running as nstream AP: no observed problems Sextant: 711-5HnD running as nstream client: lost...
by ddejager
Fri Sep 06, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 6.3 Released
Replies: 95
Views: 20276

Re: 6.3 Released

After upgrading from 6.0 to 6.2 all my INPUT firewall rules disappeared. Is this fixed in 6.3?

Also after upgrading from 6.0 to 6.2 clicking on quickset caused winbox to close immediately. Is this fixed in 6.3?

My hardware is RB2011UAS-2HnD.
by ddejager
Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.2 released
Replies: 247
Views: 89867

Re: v6.2 released

After upgrading to 6.2 all my INPUT firewall rules disappeared. Hi, i have RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN, firmware 3.08, after upgrade to ver. 6.2 my device/system losing firewall rule and dhcp server is deactiveting (avery reboot or 10 minutes). I did faktory reset and same result. After downgrad to 6.1 is fir...
by ddejager
Thu Aug 29, 2013 3:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.2 released
Replies: 247
Views: 89867

Re: v6.2 released

I don't see this problem on my RB2011. Switch #1 is identified as Atheros 8327
Still have unknown switch type on switch #1 on the RB2011.
by ddejager
Thu Aug 29, 2013 3:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6.2 released
Replies: 247
Views: 89867

Re: v6.2 released

I observe the same problem on my RB2011 Hello, just upgraded 6.1 to 6.2 on SXT 2nD r2. If I run Winbox (checked on version 2.2.18), connect and then click "Quick set", then the quick set window appears but just one second later winbox get closed completely. This wasn't present on 6.1. It is 100% rep...
by ddejager
Thu Aug 29, 2013 3:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: Interface graphs are lost on reboot with 6.1
Replies: 4
Views: 1152

Re: Interface graphs are lost on reboot with 6.1

I see the same issue. I was running 6.0, upgraded to 6.2 and all the history on all the interface graphs is lost back to when I was running 5.x. When upgrading to 6.0 from one of the 6.0 RC builds the same thing happened...all the 6.0rcxx history was lost and only the 5.x history remains. This has b...
by ddejager
Wed Aug 07, 2013 4:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: UPnP mark
Replies: 5
Views: 2066

Re: UPnP mark

I also do not see a firewall rule being created, only the dst-nat rule which is not sufficient. Am I missing something?
by ddejager
Wed Apr 10, 2013 3:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS v6.0rc13 released
Replies: 81
Views: 27687

Re: RouterOS v6.0rc13 released

I also observe that the Health reports widely changing voltages from 1 volt to 70 volts. In RC7 the voltage was reported as 23.9 volts all the time. Also RC13 is not reporting the temperature, which RC7 was reporting as about 30 deg C.

I'm using an RB2011UAS-2Hnd board.
by ddejager
Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:04 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB751G-2HnD use external antenna
Replies: 1
Views: 1284

Re: RB751G-2HnD use external antenna

See http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=57847 for some helpful information. In my experience this port does not work properly.
by ddejager
Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB751U-­‐2HnD + external antena
Replies: 2
Views: 665

Re: RB751U-­‐2HnD + external antena

In my experience the external antenna port on the RB751U does not work properly at all.

See http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=57847 for more information.
by ddejager
Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6rc3 cable test feature.
Replies: 13
Views: 3660

Re: v6rc3 cable test feature.

if interface is configured in a switch, many features will only work on the master port. that's why it's a switch
What I was saying was that if the swich port is a master port, then the cable-test does not work on the master port. Is this intentional?
by ddejager
Fri Dec 14, 2012 12:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Random Reboot / Watchdog
Replies: 3
Views: 1679

Re: Random Reboot / Watchdog

I have a RB2011 running 6.0RC5 with a Foscam FI9820 connected wirelessly and have not seen the problem that you describe.
by ddejager
Fri Dec 14, 2012 12:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6rc3 cable test feature.
Replies: 13
Views: 3660

Re: v6rc3 cable test feature.

On my RB2011-2HnD-IN v6.00rc4 cable test feature works only on ports 6-10. Is it by design or this feature will be added on remaining ports in future realease? Works for me on my RB2011-2Hnd-IN on all ports, but NOT if a interface is a master-port for another physical port. It only appears to work ...
by ddejager
Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc5 released
Replies: 112
Views: 35058

Re: v6 rc5 released

Did anyone get the cable diagnostics to work on a RB2011UAS-2HnD? Yes it works. [admin@bumba] > /interface ethernet cable-test 0 name: ether1 status: no-link cable-pairs: open:0,open:0,open:0,open:0 Interesting because on my router the exact same command does not produce the cable-pairs: line. Any ...
by ddejager
Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc5 released
Replies: 112
Views: 35058

Re: v6 rc5 released

Did anyone get the cable diagnostics to work on a RB2011UAS-2HnD? Yes it works. [admin@bumba] > /interface ethernet cable-test 0 name: ether1 status: no-link cable-pairs: open:0,open:0,open:0,open:0 Interesting because on my router the exact same command does not produce the cable-pairs: line. Any ...
by ddejager
Wed Dec 12, 2012 4:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc5 released
Replies: 112
Views: 35058

Re: v6 rc5 released

You answered my questions about USB storage so quickly...I have another question. Again I have a RB2011UAS-2HnD board using v6rc5. I cannot get the "new" cable diagnostics to work as advertised. When I run the diagnostic for any ethernet port I get "status" and "auto-negotiation" reported back, but...
by ddejager
Sun Dec 09, 2012 12:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc5 released
Replies: 112
Views: 35058

Re: v6 rc5 released

Format your USB drive using RouterOS built-in format tool. Run Winbox, then 'System/Stores/Disks', select USB device and click 'Format Drive'. RouterOS uses its own file system, not compatible with FAT :( . http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Store#Menu_specific_commands_2 HTH, edit: Samotoka was ...
by ddejager
Sun Dec 09, 2012 12:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc5 released
Replies: 112
Views: 35058

Re: v6 rc5 released

Format your USB drive using RouterOS built-in format tool. Run Winbox, then 'System/Stores/Disks', select USB device and click 'Format Drive'. RouterOS uses its own file system, not compatible with FAT :( . http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Store#Menu_specific_commands_2 HTH, edit: Samotoka was ...
by ddejager
Sun Dec 09, 2012 12:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc5 released
Replies: 112
Views: 35058

Re: v6 rc5 released

You answered my questions about USB storage so quickly...I have another question. Again I have a RB2011UAS-2HnD board using v6rc5. I cannot get the "new" cable diagnostics to work as advertised. When I run the diagnostic for any ethernet port I get "status" and "auto-negotiation" reported back, but ...
by ddejager
Sun Dec 09, 2012 12:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc5 released
Replies: 112
Views: 35058

Re: v6 rc5 released

Format your USB drive using RouterOS built-in format tool. Run Winbox, then 'System/Stores/Disks', select USB device and click 'Format Drive'. RouterOS uses its own file system, not compatible with FAT :( . http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:Store#Menu_specific_commands_2 HTH, edit: Samotoka was ...
by ddejager
Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: v6 rc5 released
Replies: 112
Views: 35058

Re: v6 rc5 released

I'm using a RB2011UAS-2HnD. I upgraded from v6rc2. No problems encountered with normal routing or wireless useage. I decided to try to use external USB storage. I've tried with two different flash storaged devices, both formated in fat format. One device is a Cruzer, Micro 2GB. The other device is a...
by ddejager
Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: 6.0rc4 released!
Replies: 101
Views: 18352

Re: Rx Drops on bridges

Still getting rxdrops on 750 routers bridges. Showing 13000 drops in just 10 min. Was not getting the drops when i was on 5.22.
It also happens in rb333.
It also happens on my RB2011UAS-2HnD
by ddejager
Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:55 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN Questions Topic
Replies: 215
Views: 92445

Re: RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN Questions Topic

Thank you for your response, After a bit playing around with some wifi clients the strange thing to me is that the signal strengh is only different for my thinkpad x121 (uses b/g/n). If i connect with my Archos MP3 player the singnal strengh ist almost identical (+ - 3dBm). CU Andreas It sounds lik...
by ddejager
Wed Nov 14, 2012 2:06 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN Questions Topic
Replies: 215
Views: 92445

Re: RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN Questions Topic

ptr727: Out of the box it should broadcast the SSID of Mikrotik. Is that happening?
by ddejager
Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:50 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN Questions Topic
Replies: 215
Views: 92445

Re: RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN Questions Topic

Hi, I just got a new device, trying to configure, but I am unable to connect to 192.168.88.1? Tried different PC's, tried direct connect, tried via switch, no go. Any advice? P. I noticed that when I reset my new device it went into CPE mode. To talk to a router that is in CPE mode you need to manu...
by ddejager
Wed Nov 07, 2012 1:29 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN Questions Topic
Replies: 215
Views: 92445

Re: RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN Questions Topic

BTW - there is a law of consumer protection, which requires the seller to provide all the information about selling they product/service. I've never heard of such a law. If my TV has less ram than another TV of the same model and both work, didn't I still get what I paid for? Linksys and other vend...
by ddejager
Wed Nov 07, 2012 1:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: NAT Port Mapping question
Replies: 13
Views: 18321

Re: NAT Port Mapping question

Actually the rules are needed to let the traffic through the firewall after the port mapping. But your observation that the NAT takes place before the firewall forward chain is key to getting it to work. When I change the firewall rule to allow port 80 to forward (instead of 10123) I can access from...
by ddejager
Tue Nov 06, 2012 5:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NAT Port Mapping question
Replies: 13
Views: 18321

Re: NAT Port Mapping question

Here is my firewall configuration: # nov/06/2012 10:27:14 by RouterOS 6.0rc2 # software id = NHUG-DN89 # /ip firewall connection tracking set icmp-timeout=5s /ip firewall filter add action=jump chain=input comment="jump to chain ICMP" jump-target=ICMP protocol=icmp add chain=input comment="default c...
by ddejager
Mon Nov 05, 2012 3:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: NAT Port Mapping question
Replies: 13
Views: 18321

Re: NAT Port Mapping question

I removed the loopback rule. I disabled the service port 80. Neither of these changes made any difference. I'm running RouterOS 6.0RC2, but I had the same issue with 5.21. It does not appear to have anthing to do with a particular port. If I use NAT to forward from an outside port to the same inside...
by ddejager
Sun Nov 04, 2012 2:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: NAT Port Mapping question
Replies: 13
Views: 18321

Re: NAT Port Mapping question

Yes, the rule increments, but the outside client does not connect. If I change the rule (and the inside device so that it listens on the same port number that the outside uses) then the outside client can connect. The problem only occurs if the inside and outside ports are different. I've tried this...
by ddejager
Sun Nov 04, 2012 12:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: NAT Port Mapping question
Replies: 13
Views: 18321

NAT Port Mapping question

I want to map an external port to a different port internally on a server in my network. I understand how to make this work if I want to map to the same port. For example: /ip firewall nat add chain=dstnat dst-port=1234 action=dst-nat protocol=tcp to-address=192.168.1.1 to-port=1234 will map the ext...
by ddejager
Sat Nov 03, 2012 10:33 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN Questions Topic
Replies: 215
Views: 92445

Re: RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN Questions Topic

Thanks. The terminal command /lcd reset-calibration worked.

Hopefully the lcd command will soon find its way into winbox where it can be easily found.
by ddejager
Sat Nov 03, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN Questions Topic
Replies: 215
Views: 92445

Touch Screen Needs calibration

I have a RB2011UAS-2HnD-IN that works. It appears to have 128 MB of flash on it. I'm running RouterOS6.0RC2. I observe two issues: 1) The touch screen displays info properly, but touching it does not work properly at all. It either needs to be calibrated or it is defective. Touching it in the lower ...
by ddejager
Sat Jan 14, 2012 10:21 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB751U Wireless Performance
Replies: 27
Views: 14122

Re: RB751U Wireless Performance

@beone: I did have quite a few email interactions with Mikrotik support. Basically after giving them all my data and configurations and support files, and trying a few things that they suggested, nothing changed, and Mikrotik never acknowledged there is an issue. I quote below the last few interacti...
by ddejager
Sat Jan 07, 2012 8:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Connection Speed Help
Replies: 4
Views: 1044

Re: Connection Speed Help

I've observed similar issues. See
http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=57942

I have a ticket open with Mikrotik, but so far have not solved the issue.
by ddejager
Sat Jan 07, 2012 3:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: 751U 2HnD all LED flashing in unison including power PWR
Replies: 7
Views: 7501

Re: 751U 2HnD all LED flashing in unison including power PWR

I had one 751U exhibit the same symptoms. I plugged in a different powersupply (one that came with a 750, which has a slightly larger current capacity and is 24v instead of 12v) and the problem went away. (The 751U will work with an input voltage up to 30 v.) It could be that you have a marginal pow...
by ddejager
Mon Jan 02, 2012 5:25 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB751U External Antenna
Replies: 9
Views: 8893

Re: RB751U External Antenna

I'm also seeing similar problems. Didn't know of you made any additional discoveries on this situation? As you mention it appears that the external antenna isn't working completly. I purchased my 6db antenna and the 751u from Baltic Networks. I was thinking of giving them a call to see if they had ...
by ddejager
Sat Dec 31, 2011 5:35 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB751U-2HnD weak wifi
Replies: 23
Views: 8895

Re: RB751U-2HnD weak wifi

I believe there are problems with the performance of this router. See my posting here: http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=57942 . I've also run a number of tests with an external antenna on this router and also believe that there are issues with it at well. See my posting here: http://for...
by ddejager
Sat Dec 31, 2011 5:26 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB751U Wireless Performance
Replies: 27
Views: 14122

Re: RB751U Wireless Performance

I changed to rate-selection=advanced I'm using the Mikrotik btest tool Even with rate-selection=advanced the results are essentially the same, perhaps a very minor improvement. Perhaps related, perhaps not, I also observe that the external antenna (not used for the test results reported here) does n...
by ddejager
Sat Dec 31, 2011 5:21 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB751U External Antenna
Replies: 9
Views: 8893

Re: RB751U External Antenna

I posted the question above the support@mikrotik.com. The response I received back was: Hello, The client sees also the other antennas, to really test this, try to turn off TX on Chain0 (leave RX). See if this makes a difference. Also, the signal is much too strong, try to increase distance to get i...
by ddejager
Thu Dec 29, 2011 1:21 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB751U Wireless Performance
Replies: 27
Views: 14122

Re: RB751U Wireless Performance

Here are some more results when the client is further from the AP. Using the Intel card in the laptop, the Tx/Rx Rates showing up on the RB751U AP were hanging around 36.0Mbps/39.0Mbps, the signal strength was about -77 at the AP. The CCQ at the AP was reported as about 40 to 45%. The peak throughpu...
by ddejager
Thu Dec 29, 2011 12:01 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB751U Wireless Performance
Replies: 27
Views: 14122

Re: RB751U Wireless Performance

OK. I'll test again with a lower signal strength further from the AP and report back. I was reporting CCQ and strengths when the test was active, not inactive, but I don't think that I can get the signal strength that low and also keep in line of sight. These APs are indoors.
by ddejager
Wed Dec 28, 2011 11:51 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB751U Wireless Performance
Replies: 27
Views: 14122

Re: RB751U Wireless Performance

Yes. I did notice that the signal strength were always roughly in the -30 to -40 range (I was not very far from the the AP). Interestingly even when I was in the basement testing and a scan show no other activity on the entire band the CCQ was listed only as about 25% to 30% in either direction. Thi...
by ddejager
Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: RB751U Wireless Performance
Replies: 27
Views: 14122

RB751U Wireless Performance

I have been using some RB751Us for a while now and have some observations about some surprisingly poor wireless performance and I'd like other's views on the topic. My test environment: btest server running on a desktop with an Intel i3 CPU running at 3 GHz with Windows 7 x64 always wired with a 100...
by ddejager
Fri Dec 23, 2011 6:29 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB751U External Antenna
Replies: 9
Views: 8893

RB751U External Antenna

I've been experimenting with an external 6 dB antenna on the RB751U. I've observed strange behaviour. The documentaion states that to utilize the external antenna on channel 1, you need to set Antenna Mode to "antenna b". I have configured a second RB751U to act as a client for my testing. I have th...
by ddejager
Thu Oct 20, 2011 12:00 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Script Policies
Replies: 2
Views: 970

Re: Script Policies

Thanks, tjc.
by ddejager
Tue Oct 18, 2011 5:43 am
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Script Policies
Replies: 2
Views: 970

Script Policies

I've searched the wiki and these forums but cannot find the definition for the script or scheduler policies (reboot, read, write, policy, test, password, sniff, sensitive) for version 5.7. Can someone give me a pointer to the definitions, or outline them here?